Become a Friend of the Ortús Chamber Music Festival

Be at the heart of a vibrant initiative to create more chamber music opportunities in Ireland for performers and audiences alike and become a friend of the Ortús Chamber Music Festival.

The Ortús Chamber Music Festival is a non-profit, unincorporated association with charitable status. We rely hugely on the generosity of donors to cover the costs of establishing and running this festival, now in its 9th year.

Gold Friend €500 – Free entry for 2 to all events

Silver Friend €150 – 2 complimentary tickets to a concert of your choice.

Festival Friend €50 – Entitled to buy a ticket at the concessionary rate for all concerts.

To become a Festival Friend or support us in any other way please click the button below or send a cheque payable to Ortús Festival c/o 6 Valentine Villas, The Lough, Cork T12 F5X9

Ortús Chamber Music Festival is a Registered Charity (RCN 20103491)

If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact us at


Arts Council of Ireland
Cork City Council
Cork County Council
Farmgate Market Café
Hayfield Manor
Ian Knepper Violins
Irish Association of Youth Orchestras (IAYO)
Munster Technological University (MTU)
National String Quartet Foundation
National Youth Orchestra of Ireland
Pavilion Garden Centre
Pro Musica
RTÉ Supporting the Arts
University College Cork
Vegter Violins
West Cork Music
Xenia Ensemble Chamber Music Course (Pra Catinat)

Friends of the festival

Silver Friends:

Ian Collins
Donal Corcoran
Aiveen Kearney
Gordon Garde
Deirdre Hanley
Dr Geoffrey Hatcher
Niul Dillon Hatcher
Maria Judge
Karen O Halloran
Helen O Reilly
Adrian Petcu
Ruxandra Colan Petcu
Mary Shorten

Festival Friends:

Yvon Cureau
Frank Mackey
Edel McDonnell
Edward Fahy